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PostSubject: Pigeon Health   Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:43 pm

How to look after your pigeon health? If this is the question that is bothering you then you must know that just like humans, health of pigeon plays a vital role while dealing with them. Pigeon easily get infected with the unhygienic food, dust, dirty water or unhygienic place. If you want your pigeon to be beautiful and majestic than all you need to do is to provide good health to your pigeon.

The pigeon owner must have the basic knowledge about the disease often found in pigeons as they have the potential to transmit disease causing organisms. It is significant for one to maintain the health of their pigeon as unhealthy pigeon can cause nuisance to humans.

One can easily identify the sick pigeon by their inactive behavior. Injured pigeon can be in a state of shock, limping badly, droop a wing or bleeding. Some of the common diseases that are seen in pigeons and some pigeon health tips are mentioned below so that in an emergency, action can be taken.

Coccidiosis in pigeon: The cryptograms of this disease are – low diet, inactive, loss of weight. This can lead to death of your pigeon so one should take it seriously. One can prevent their pigeon from coccidiosis by providing hygienic food, water and environment.
Pigeon malaria: pigeon malaria is mostly caused due to the attack of protozoan on the red blood cells of the pigeon. The cryptogram of this disease is fuzzy. The sign that one can notice in their diseased pigeon is reduction in activity. For preventing your pigeon from this disease one should offer their pigeon hygienic food, water and environment.
Canker – Trichomoniasis Canker: owner should be aware of this common disease that is found in pigeon. The cause behind this disease is microscopic protozoan. Signs that one can observe in their diseased pigeon are reduction in activity, ruffled feathers, loss of weight, and loss of body weight, diarrhea and increased water intake. This disease can be transmitted from one pigeon to another. Therefore, one should prevent their pigeon from this disease. One can prevent their pigeon from this disease by providing hygienic water, food and environment to survive.
Diarrhea in pigeon: Diarrhea is mostly caused due to the intake of sour or moldy grains. One can cure this disease by offering corns and small grains to their diseased pigeon. Castor oil or Epsom salts can also be used for treating this disease.
Pneumonia in pigeon: The common cryptogram of pneumonia in pigeons is dry throat, difficulty in breathing and inactivity. One should keep drafts at a distance from their sick pigeon. It is advisable to keep your diseased pigeon in a warm area. This disease requires Veterinary attention.
The above mentioned guidelines will help you to maintain the health of your pet pigeon. For making your pigeon healthy all you need to do is monitor your pigeon activities daily. It is significant for owner to provide healthy food, water and environment to their pigeon in order to maintain its health.


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PostSubject: Re: Pigeon Health   Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:54 am

nice one good news for new starters
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PostSubject: Pigeon Health   Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:38 pm

thanks Rene thanks Rene Richard
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PostSubject: Re: Pigeon Health   Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:59 pm

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